The Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) added three more companies to its list of members certified by it for meeting the highest ethical, social and environmental standards established by the RJC’s Member Certification system. The three companies include - Mumbai based jewellery manufacturing company Elegant Collection (whose verification assessment was conducted by Manish C. Doshi from SGS) ; Mumbai-based diamond manufacturer Hari Krishna Exports Private Limited (whose successful verification assessment was conducted by Ankur Modawal from SGS) and New York- based diamond manufacturer and DTC sightholder - Premier Gem Corporation ( whose successful verification assessment was conducted by Diane Bové from SGS).
Commenting on their respective certifications, the companies stated:
" The commitment to best practices and standards and the transparency that is required for the RJC Certification provide us and our fellow members with the recognition and assurance that we can work together for the future benefit of the industry as a whole,” says Satish Joshi, President of Elegant Collection.
“Today the RJC Certification endorses our corporate values based on sound business practices and we are extremely happy about the same. It will certainly boost our morale to continue to follow and uphold ethical business standards, human rights, social and environmental performance and management systems,” says Ghanshyam Dholakia, Director, Hari Krishna Exports Pvt.Ltd.
“This certification acts to reinforce what we have been doing for over 50 years and we are proud to have been certified by the RJC,” said David Samuels, Principal, Premier Gem Corporation.